Tag "New Hampshire"

Ronnel Jordan: Mr. energy and captain of the New Hampshire bench mob

When New Hampshire forward Jacoby Armstrong pivoted, elevated and hammered home a one-handed thunder dunk on Saturday afternoon, Wildcats head coach Bill Herrion smiled. Wildcats junior wing Ronnel Jordan was far less subdued. Despite sitting out from New Hampshire’s 66-48

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Jacoby Armstrong returns to form, gives New Hampshire dynamic-duo on the blocks

New Hampshire Jacoby Armstrong set a screen for teammate Matt Miller at the top of the key, using all of his 6-feet-5-inchs and 230 pounds to separate the sharp shooter from a pair of Binghamton defenders trying in vain to

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Photo essay: New Hampshire men’s basketball downs Hartford in overtime thriller

A month from now, America East fans might look back on Wednesday night as the defining night for Hartford and New Hampshire men’s basketball — two teams that appear headed on opposite trajectories but who played as equals in an

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It must be the hair: New Hampshire’s resurgence is embodied by Jaleen Smith and his high-top fade

The embodiment of the transformation of New Hampshire men’s basketball – from dead last a season ago, to true conference contender this year – can be found atop sophomore Jaleen Smith’s head. “I’m really liking it,” The Freeport, Texas native

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New Hampshire’s Joe Bramanti adjusting to being back on the court

Joe Bramanti did not play a minute for New Hampshire before this season, but the poise he showed while sitting out last year earned him the honor of being named one of the Wildcats’ three team captains. Now that he’s

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Mental mistakes doom New Hampshire basketball in 71-61 loss to Stony Brook

For much of Saturday’s conference-opener against Stony Brook, New Hampshire hung with the preseason America East-favorite on its home floor. But eventually, too many mental mistakes caught up with the Wildcats and their hopes for pulling off an upset were

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OBW America East Power Rankings v1

The college basketball season is now fully in swing, and with a week and a half in the books, it’s time to take a look at how the America East teams look in the (very) early going, with our first

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New Hampshire shows heart in 58-50 loss at Boston College

The Wildcats didn’t get the win, but in the eyes of their head coach, they took a big step towards answering some big question marks. “A huge question mark going into this season and going into this game tonight was

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Tanner Leissner explodes onto the scene

The form was funky, perhaps even ugly – the ball cocked over to the right side of his body — but the rotation on the ball, and the sound – not so much a swish, but an explosion erupting through

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Wildcats walking wounded: Jacoby Armstrong hobbled, Joe Bramanti injured, Matt Miller suspended

Jacoby Armstrong seemed to have to turn sideways in order to fit his massive shoulders through the doorway at Conte Forum Friday night – at just 19 years old, the 6-foot-6-inch, 230 pound forward is already built like a grown

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